Inviting Washington, DC, Community to Science Café 360°: Sickle Cell Disease

Painful and Prevalent in DC

  • When: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Busboys & Poets
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit2: Not available
  • Categories: Lecture

Science Café 360° is a casual space for open dialogue between community members, medical researchers, and social scientists. Clinical researchers will demystify what they do, how they do it, and why they think it may help DC residents. Learn what you can do to help advance care, research, and support for people living with sickle cell disease. Community members - anyone from the casually interested to health activists, from citizen patients to street scholars - will probe, debate, and share ideas that come from living the experience.

When: Tuesday, July 22
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Light refreshments will be served

Where: Busboys & Poets
1025 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Parking is available
Accessible via Metro at Gallery Place-Chinatown or Mount Vernon Sq/Convention Center

RSVP: The event is free but registration is required. Register at: "http://www.eventbrite.com/e/science-cafe-360-sickle-cell-disease-painful-and-prevalent-in-dc-tickets-9928660892?aff=eorg

Background: Science Café 360° is an on-going series of events to provide a casual space for researchers to connect with District communities, and for the public to provide their perspective on medical research. All Science Cafés are devoted to pressing local community health needs. The two Science Cafés in 2013 focused on asthma and mental health, and one in early 2014 discussed bone marrow transplants for sickle cell disease. Future events will include topics such as reproductive/sexual health and obesity.